Andrew Karic

Andrew Karic

A Karic Construction Consulting
4250 N. Placita De Susana
Tucson , AZ 85718
Mobile: 520-977-6864
Office: 520-977-6864

Introduction

Andrew Karic serves as an expert witness in the resolution of construction lawsuits and disputes. Mr. Karic has been a hands on owner and CEO of commercial and residential construction and development companies with more than 750 MILLION in completed projects. He has constructed projects from the west coast to the east coast, and has worked in the public and private sector for 40 years. His very impressive client list includes some of the largest retail and office firms in the U.S. in the private sector, along with public sector organizations including the United States government constructing V.A. hospital work.

He has provided expert opinions and testimony for several prominent law firms in Arizona specializing in construction and real estate litigation. Due to Mr. Karic's hands on experience, he has been chosen for construction disputes from lawyers across the country. Andrew Karic has testified in numerous depositions and provided responses to written discovery requests, including interrogatories. He helps clients resolve construction lawsuits by assisting them with case preparation and defense, claims analysis, preparation and responses to written discovery, forensic investigation, expert testimony and trial assistance. Mr. Karic has also been involved in over twenty construction lawsuits while operating his construction companies over his 40 year career as a General Contractor and Developer, which gives Mr. Karic substantial experience in understanding all aspects of a lawsuit. As a construction expert witness, Mr. Karic is highly valued for his ethical and non-wavering approach to complex issues involved in construction claims, lawsuits and disputes.


Areas of Expertise

  • Building Codes
  • Building Contractor Liability
  • Construction
  • Construction Damages
  • Construction Safety
  • Materials
  • OSHA
  • Plumbing & HVAC
  • Scheduling Delay & Analysis

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Licensed Commercial and Residential General Contractor 40 years in Arizona and California.
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Speaking Engagements and Teaching on The Importance of Meeting Minutes, Understanding Cost Reports, Benefits of Design Build Construction Program
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: NO
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: More than fifty
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Construction Defects, Labor Disputes, Workmanship Claims, Job site accidents, Project take-over, Punch list dispute, Project Delay Claims, Bond company take over, Forensic Investigation, Multi family development issues, Job site safety and OSHA violations, Building Envelope failures, Construction contract disputes
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Fifty percent
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Fifty percent
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Eight times
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: August 2018
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Two times
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Two times
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Five years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Site inspections, written expert reports, delay analysis, completion cost analysis, safety violations,forensic investigation, workmanship standards, standard of care
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: 250.00 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: 250.00 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: 300.00 per hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: 300.00 per hour

References

Mel Cohen- Mesch, Clark & Rothschild
Craig Kaufman and Jeffrey Wolfe- Quarles & Brady
Jim Stuehringer- Waterfall Economidis
Rick Rollman-Rollman & Bosse-
Ali Salamirad-Salamirad, Monroe, Timpane & Dunn